Lake Ontario Buoy 20NM North Northeast of Rochester, NY (45012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 69° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NW (305 - 314 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 3 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 3 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.03 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 9:50 AM EDT on August 27, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 476 ft
Wave Height: 1.21 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 2.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 2.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 10:00 AM EDT on August 27, 2014

General Information

Location: 43.619 North -77.405 West
Buoy Type: 2.4-meter foam hull buoy
Buoy Hull: 2.4DV06
Payload: ARES payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
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Weather and Wave Data

Time Temp Humidity Wind Dominant Wave Wind Wave Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 74 70
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South 7.8 8.9 0.33 exactly 0.3 - - - 29.98 -0.03
21:50 74 70
-
South 7.8 8.9 0.33 exactly 0.3 - - - 29.96 -0.03
22:50 74 70
-
SSW 11.7 13.4 0.33 exactly 0.3 - - - 29.96 -0.03
23:50 73 69
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SW 11.7 13.4 2 0.98 exactly 1.0 2 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.02
00:50 73 69
-
WSW 9.7 11.2 2 0.98 exactly 1.0 2 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -
01:50 71 69
-
WSW 9.7 11.2 2 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 +0.01
02:50 70 68
-
WSW 7.8 8.9 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 +0.03
03:50 70 68
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West 7.8 8.9 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 +0.02
04:50 69 68
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West 5.8 6.7 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 29.99 +0.01
05:50 69 68
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West 7.8 8.9 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 30.00 +0.02
06:50 69 67
-
WNW 9.7 11.2 4 0.98 exactly 1.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 +0.03
07:50 70 67
-
NW 9.7 11.2 4 0.98 exactly 1.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.03
08:50 69 67
-
NW 5.8 6.7 2 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.02
09:50 69 68
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NW 9.7 11.2 3 1.31 exactly 1.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
22:00 476 ft 0.16 ft 2.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 476 ft 0.26 ft 2.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 476 ft 0.85 ft 2.2 sec 2.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 476 ft 0.98 ft 2.2 sec 2.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 476 ft 0.92 ft 2.5 sec 2.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 476 ft 0.85 ft 2.7 sec 2.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 476 ft 0.79 ft 2.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 476 ft 0.75 ft 2.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 476 ft 0.82 ft 3.7 sec 2.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 476 ft 0.82 ft 3.8 sec 2.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 476 ft 1.02 ft 2.5 sec 2.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 476 ft 1.21 ft 2.9 sec 2.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec